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Italy vs England - EURO2020 finals- Possible line-up and history of these nations

The final match of EURO 2020 will be played at Wembley Stadium on Sunday July 11, 2021 at 19:00GMT. 

Despite nine previous appearances at the Euros, England have never won the competition. 

The predicted first eleven for England may be Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Rice, Phillips; Saka, Mount, Sterling; Kane. 

England beat Denmark in the semifinals to quality for the finals against Italy. The match ended with 2-1 in favour of England after playing extra time. 

England too is expected to play with 4-2-3-1 as their formation with Harry Kane striking and Bukayo Saka, Mason Mount and Raheem Sterling supporting him. 

 

Italy have won the Euros once - in 1968.

The Italians have been runners up twice - in 2000 and 2012 - been knocked out at the semi final stage twice, and reached the quarter finals twice in nine previous outings. 

The predicted line-up for Italy may be Donnarumma, Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Emerson; Barella, Jorginho, Verratti; Chiesa, Immobile, Insigne. 

Italy also played against Spain to quality for the finals. The match ended in draw after extra time and penalties were played. 

Italy is expected to use the formation 4-3-3 in their finals with Federico Chiesa, Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne as forwards. 


Italy is believed to have the best defence in this championship. Can England pierce through this defence? 

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